quote by Jessica Mitford

Alas, poor Yorick! How surprised he would be to see how his counterpart of today is whisked off to a funeral parlor and is in short order sprayed, sliced, pierced, pickled, trussed, trimmed, creamed, waxed, painted, rouged and neatly dressed - transformed from a common corpse into a Beautiful Memory Picture.

— Jessica Mitford

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Beauty parlor quote Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

My wife went to a beauty parlor and got a mudpack;

for two days she looked nice, then the mud fell off.

As long as art is the beauty parlor of civilization, neither art nor civilization is secure.

Beauty parlor quote Beautiful things don't ask for attention.

Beautiful things don't ask for attention.

Fame is the beauty parlor of the dead.

When I go to the beauty parlor, I always use the emergency entrance.

Sometimes I just go for an estimate.

Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.

Beauty parlor quote Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.

Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.

conformity has been a devastating thing.

Its ill effects continue right to this day. Customers still look at the woman in the next chair and say, 'I'll have what she has.' That's all right for ordering at a restaurant - but not in a beauty parlor.

Women go to beauty parlors for the unmussed look men hate.

I'm in the countryside outside of Paris, in a beautiful old manor house.

The studio is in the basement, but we decided to set everything up in the old parlor and dining-room area so we can look at each other and (at) the sunshine coming through the stained-glass windows. It's pretty idyllic, and I think it's spoiling me. I'll have to go back to regular life after this.

Beauty parlor quote Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pret

Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.

There are more beauty parlors than there are beauties.

The thing that surprised me the most is just how much money women that weren't rich were paying for their hair. When you're in a beauty parlor in Harlem next to abandoned buildings and somebody's paying five grand for a weave, that's a bit much. I think this is, in a weird way, part of the health care debate. It's like, hmm, there's people with $2000 weaves that could have bought health care with that weave money.

Most people get an appointment at a beauty parlor... I was committed!

Beauty parlor quote Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.

Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.

I firmly believe in and support everyone's right to freedom of artistic expression. STEEL MAGNOLIAS is my artistic expression, and it is my right to say that its female characters be portrayed by women. The concept of a play set in a beauty parlor where men portray women is a terrific idea. If that is someone's artistic expression, I encourage them to write their own play as soon as possible.

They're selling postcards of the hanging They're painting the passports brown The beauty parlor is filled with sailors The circus is in town Here comes the blind commissioner They've got him in a trance One hand is tied to the tight-rope walker The other is in his pants And the riot squad they're restless They need somewhere to go As Lady and I look out tonight From Desolation Row.

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